Learn about yourself and how your interests, skills, aptitudes and abilities fit into the workplace. Learn what employers in the workplace expect and show perspective employers your abilities. Explore the job market and add positive points to your resume. Apply classroom knowledge to the workplace.
Information Technology in Business (Grade 12 Workplace)
This course provides students with the opportunity to develop essential skills in information technology needed in the workplace. Students will learn about the impact of new technologies on business operations, the place of information technology in the globalization process, and the development of new ways of doing business electronically. Students will use advanced software features and functions, manage information, conduct electronic research for business tasks, and develop project team management skills. Increasing reliance on computers, telecommunication networks, and information technologies in society and the workplace makes it essential for students to become computer literate and to develop information literacy. Information literacy is the ability to access, select, gather, critically evaluate, create, and communicate information and the ability to use the information to solve problems and make decisions. In preparation for further education, employment, citizenship, and lifelong learning, students must be able to derive meaning from information by using a variety of information literacy skills.
Prerequisite: Information Technology Applications in Business, Grade 11, Open
Raising Healthy Children (Grade 11 Open)
This course focuses on the skills and knowledge parents, guardians, and caregivers need, with particular emphasis on maternal health, pregnancy, birth, and the early years of human development (birth to six years old). Through study and practical experience, students will learn how to meet the developmental needs of young children, communicate with them, and effectively guide their early behaviour. Students will develop their research skills through investigations related to care-giving and child rearing.
Mathematics for Everyday Life (Grade 11 Workplace)
This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as it is applied in important areas of day-to-day living. Students will solve problems associated with earning money, paying taxes, and making purchases, apply calculations of simple and compound interest in saving, investing, and borrowing, and calculate the costs of transportation and travel in a variety or situations. Students completing grade 10 essential, or grade 10 applied should consider this course.
Mathematics for Everyday Life (Grade 12 Workplace)
This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as it is applied in the workplace and daily life. Students will investigate questions involving the use of statistics; apply the concept of probability to solve problems involving familiar situations; investigate accommodation costs, create household budgets, and prepare a personal income tax return; use proportional reasoning; estimate and measure; and apply geometric concepts to create designs. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.
Prerequisite: Mathematics for Work and Everyday Life, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation
Environmental Science (Grade 11 Workplace)
This course provides students with the fundamental knowledge of and skills relating to environmental science that will help them succeed in work and life after secondary school. Students will explore a range of topics, including the impact of human activities on the environment; human health and the environment; energy conservation; resource science and management; and safety and environmental responsibility in the workplace. Emphasis is placed on relevant, practical applications and current topics in environmental science, with attention to the refinement of students’ literacy and mathematical literacy skills as well as the development of their scientific and environmental literacy.
Prerequisite: Grade 9 Science, Academic or Applied, or a Grade 9 or 10 locally developed compulsory credit (LDCC) course in science.
English (Grade 12 College) – Online Only
This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life Students will analyse a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from various countries and cultures, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for college or the workplace.
Prerequisite: English, Grade 11, College Preparation